The Great Choral Synagogue
On Gogol Street


Riga's Great Choral Synagogue on Gogol Street.
Photo courtesy of the Association of Latvian and Estonian Jews in Israel.

Construction of Riga's largest synagogue began in 1868 and was completed in 1871. The synagogue was burned on July 4, 1941 with 300 Jews locked inside.

Restoraton of the Gogol Synagogue Cellar in October 1992
A photo by Bruce Kahn of the construction of the monument that now stands at this site.

Gogol Street Synagogue Monument - October 2002
Jewish Riga Today - Virtual Tour at this web site

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